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Active Travel Officer
  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: NS/22/213839
  • Published: Mon 03/10/2022, 16:07 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 17/10/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours
  • Salary: £22,571 - £24,920
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Wirral, Hybrid Working, Merseyside

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Active Travel Officer

There has never been a more exciting time to join Wirral Council. We’ve got ambitious targets to meet and to achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are ready to deliver the very best for our communities and show how they can #BeTheDifference. Our vision is to secure the best possible future for our residents, defined by the community prosperity we create and supported by our excellent people and services. If you strive to #BeTheDifference and want to be at the heart of our change and improvement journey, then this could be the perfect job for you.

About the role: 

The post holder will develop and deliver tailored interventions/programmes to encourage active modes of travel, liaising with schools/businesses/local communities and key stakeholders.

Work with the specified community to deliver a range of interventions to contribute to behaviour change towards road safety & active travel, including the delivery of the Modeshift programme. 
The work is varied and interesting, surveying the school community, setting up steering groups, target setting, developing, delivering and monitoring initiatives. 

About the candidate:

We are looking for someone who has experience in engaging groups through presentations and tailored interventions.
 
Your experience should include teaching/coaching groups or individuals. An interest in road safety, environment, health & fitness and well being.

You will need a track record of delivering customer facing projects/working with communities, partnership working and providing advice and guidance.Communication is key skill for this role.
Above all you will be looking to improve the way we engage with our employees/residents/customers to ensure they are at the heart of everything we do.

Whilst this is a temporary job funded until the end of March 2023, we are hopeful to continue this important role if funding becomes available.

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration.  Forms received via the post will not be processed.

All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.

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